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Street Lights Change Insect Ecology

More bugs live under them, even during the day: study

(Newser) - If you're not a fan of bugs, you may not want to hang out near street lights: A new study finds that insects are more numerous in the areas under such lights, even during the day, when they're not on. The study suggests that street lights significantly influence... More »

Pee in the Dark to Avoid Cancer

Seriously, turning on light in the middle of the night seems to trigger something bad

(Newser) - First came the advice that we should all pee in the shower to save the water it takes to flush the toilet. Now, apparently, we should pee in the dark. Researchers in the UK and Israel have found that turning on the light in the middle of the night triggers... More »

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